July 2019
Giving from the Heart
Jesus says we must “turn and become like children to enter the Kingdom of Heaven.” Here are two powerful examples of young men who have given of themselves through time, talent and treasure.  

Save your Energy
In June alone, The Welcome Center in Kansas City and in St. Joseph received requests for utility assistance approaching $160,000! Without assistance, many people will be unable to pay their bills and face disconnection at a time when our hottest days may still be ahead of us.   
A Special Luncheon with Lamar Hunt Jr.
Come learn more about Lamar, the Hunt family roots, his sports endeavors (Kansas City Chiefs & Kansas City Mavericks) and the passionate faith that guides his philanthropic giving.

Thursday, August 1, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Missouri Western Fulkerson Center
4525 Downs Dr, St Joseph, MO 64507
Don't Eat the Paint!
Since 1978, the United States banned the manufacture of lead-based house paints, but children can still be exposed to lead through a variety of access points. Make sure you know all the ways and what you can do to minimize risk.   
Trauma and its Impact on Criminality
This is the second in a series taking a deeper look into the lives of ex-offenders: how trauma experienced before and during incarceration must be understood to ensure successful employment. In this edition, we’ll introduce you to Timothy, whose life was never ideal and who was left to parent himself from the age of nine.
Saint Charles Place: Permanent housing for low-income seniors
Five questions for Jarrod Sanderson, executive director of housing, on Saint Charles Place, a new and exciting project for low-income seniors in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Must watch message from Mother Teresa
I n just over one month we’ll celebrate the canonization of Saint (Mother) Teresa of Calcutta. In her simple yet powerful style, Saint (Mother) Teresa asks us to love the unwanted, uncared for or forgotten. 
Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph has several opportunities for employment. 

If you have a desire to share your God-given gifts and a heart for social services work, please check out the opportunities on our career page:  www.catholiccharities-kcsj.org. Amazing benefits include paid vacation, sick time, time off between Christmas and New Years, and 52 Fridays off annually!!!

Adoption Coordinator (1 PT) Kansas City, MO
Position Objective — The Adoption Coordinator seeks to assist families wanting to adopt a child through Catholic Charities. Primary services include conducting orientations, completing home studies, attending court hearings, facilitating reunions and processing correspondence. ( Click here for more information)

Community Housing Case Manager (1 FT) Kansas City, MO
Position Objective — The Community Housing Case Manager is responsible for program development and strengths based case management for permanent housing participants in Clay, Platte, Ray and Lafayette counties in Missouri and overall agency and community networking. Function as a liaison between landlords/owners and participants and coordinate housing services. ( Click here for more information)

Donor Stewardship Specialist (1 FT) Kansas City, MO
Position Objective — The Donor Stewardship Specialist works closely with the Development team to support the agency’s individual fundraising efforts. ( Click here for more information

Family Development Specialist (1 FT) Kansas City, MO
Position Objective — The Family Development Specialist seeks to assist families through comprehensive case management and parenting education. Services focus on aiding parents in the healthy development of their children through education, developmental assessments of children, goal setting and attainment, as well as assistance meeting their immediate needs. ( Click here for more information

Workforce Development/Employment Specialist (360 Grant) (1 FT) Kansas City, MO
Position Objective — The Workforce Development/Employment Specialist will provide employment services for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS, as they work toward achieving economic stability and security. Services are consistent with the KC-Life 360 grant and partnership with the Kansas City Health Department. ( Click here for more information
4001 Blue Parkway, Suite 250 Kansas City, MO 64130 816.221.4377
1123 S. 10th St. St. Joseph, MO 64503 816.232.2885